G.W. Garrett

George Washington Garrett

Full Name: George Washington Garrett
Date of birth: May 29, 1865
Date of death: November 30, 1922

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 56 Jan 11, 1921 - Nov 30, 1922 37th   Democrat Hillsboro / Hill   Hill
H 59 Elected but never sworn 38th (1) (2)   Democrat Hillsboro / Hill   Hill
H 56 May 20, 1920 - Jan 11, 1921 36th (3) (4) (5) (6)   Democrat Hillsboro / Hill   Hill

(1) 38th Legislature - Garrett elected, but never sworn. Died before taking oath of office, p. 223. House Journal.
(2) Ludd W. Harris, sworn 1/11/1923, succeeded George W. Garrett, member-elect, died 11/30/1922. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) Included in "New Legislators in the Texas House," list of 12 new members elected to fill vacancies since the last session, 5/21/1920, p. 11. Austin American.
(4) 36th Legislature, 3rd C.S. - Oath of Office Administered (to Lidiak, Jackson, Garrett, Daniel, Vickers, Biggers, Merriman, Beavens, Neal, Baldwin, Morris, and Pollard), 5/20/1920, pp. 1-2. No committee appointments listed for these members in 3rd-4th C.S. House Journal.
(5) George W. Garrett, in special election 2/14/1920, sworn 5/20/1920, succeeded Mark L. Wiginton, resigned after 2nd Called Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(6) Assumed Democrat based on listing as Democrat in subsequent legislatures. Texas Legislative Manual.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • George Washington Garrett, birth date 5/28/1865, marriage to Sallie Ella McClung, burial in Bell Springs Cemetery, Hill County, Texas. "In 1920 he was elected State Representative with the 37th Texas legislature, then in 1922 he was re-elected to the 38th legislature." The Alabama McClung Family. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.

Other Resources

  • Geo. W. Garrett, birth date 5/29/1865 in Alabama, death date 11/30/1922 in Hillsboro, Hill County, farmer and statesman from legislature. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Geo. W. Garrett, birth date 5/29/1865, death date 11/30/1922, burial in Bell Springs Cemetery, Bynum, Hill County, with spouse Sallie E. Garrett. Find a Grave.
  • Death of George Garrett and subsequent election of Ludd Harris mentioned in "Legislative Side Lights," 1/15/1923, p. 2. Port Arthur News.
  • Death notice, George W. Garrett, The Houston Post, 12/2/1922, p. 1. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).


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Committee Information top

37th R.S. - 1921
Banks and Banking (Vice Chair) 
Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
Municipal and Private Corporations  
Representative Districts  

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